Cammenga Tritium Lensatic Compass

The Cammenga model 3H lensatic compass has been used by US troops, foreign militaries, law enforcement, special forces, and outdoor enthusiasts of every variety for decades. Cammenga has been the governments exclusive manufacturer since September 1992. The Cammenga lensatic compass is equipped with a magnifying lens, sight wire, and dial graduations in both degrees and mils to ensure accurate readings. Copper induction damping system slows the rotation of the magnet without the use of liquids. Built to last with an aluminum frame and waterproof housing. Seven Tritium Micro Lights allow for navigation in low-light conditions.

If you are looking for a compasses that will work globally like the Cammenga but is not as heavy, we recommend the Suunto Global Compass. It is great for ultralight backpacking, through-hiking, or as an accurate and reliable backup to your GPS. Also, read the Ultimate Map Tools article to learn how to print your own topographic maps for free.

  • Tritium luminosity with 10 years luminous life
  • Sapphire jewel bearing
  • Bi-directional rotating bezel
  • Climate capacity: -50 to 150 degrees F
  • Cast aluminum frame
  • LC-1 carrying pouch, belt clip, and lanyard included
  • Waterproof
  • Milspec accuracy per MIL-PRF-10436N
  • Dial readings: degrees and mils
  • Induction dampened (no liquid required)
  • 1 year manufacturer warranty
  • Made in the USA


  • Item #74000
  • Weight: 198.5 g
  • In stock / $100.00

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